Trauma goes deep. Literally, traumatic memories are stored DEEP in the Midbrain, which controls your fight or flight response. Traditional talk therapy occurs primarily in the frontal cortex where we process logic. When emotions arise your brain pings the Limbic System, then returns to other places to try and “manage” what’s come up.
When MUSIC is incorporated into the therapeutic process both sides of the brain are engaged simultaneously, helping them to help one another. In the case of trauma this is ...Continue Reading →